Finding Your Equilibrium During Divorce

October 2, 2018

 

Equilibrium is a calm state of mind. Is that really possible in the midst of a major life transition like divorce?

 

For many women divorce is challenging because it feels like they cannot see the proverbial forest through the trees; the future may seem like a big threatening question mark. Many women have described it as the feeling that emerges when walking down a dark path or trying to keep their head above water. The sensation of feeling fearful or off balance may be new or entirely unexpected which can set off a cascade of negative emotions.

In spite of unnerving and oftentimes unsettling outcomes that the process of divorce may pose, it is very important to consider what it would take to ensure a state of equilibrium as you manage the very real divorce-related emotions, life changes and consequences.   

 

Change that comes on the heels of a divorce is never an easy pill to swallow. The journey is wrought with self-doubt, regret and sadness. One of the ways to help ensure equilibrium is to be patient with yourself. Give yourself permission to make time for self-care. I know it can be chal